OSHA Finds – Employer Did Not Provide Safety Training & Basic Safeguards For Employees

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Apr 13, 2017 | In the News

In October of 2016, two workers died in Boston while working in about a 12-foot deep trench. Robert Higgins and Kelvin Mattocks were working when the trench collapsed breaking an adjacent fire hydrant supply line causing...read more >>

What is the Occupational Safety and Health Act?

by Kara Dolan-West | Dec 08, 2014 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

The Occupational Safety and Health Act, known as “OSHA,” authorizes the Secretary of Labor to promulgate standards in order to promote worker health and safety at both the federal and state levels. Under OSHA, a business...read more >>

NJ Company Fine $136,290 For Willfully Exposing Workers To Safety And Health Hazards

by Andrew Bainbridge | Oct 04, 2014 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Someville, NJ (WorkersCompensation.com) – Custom-order cabinetry company Choice Cabinetry LLC exposed employees to safety and health hazards, many involving methylene chloride, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Initiated as part...read more >>

A brief overview of trenching safety at construction sites

by Andrew Bainbridge | Aug 27, 2014 | Workers' Compensation

Construction is a dangerous profession. It’s a statement most people would not argue against. But despite the fact that there are state and federal regulations to keep these dangers in check, accidents can still occur. Most...read more >>

OSHA cites Ohio manufacturer for serious safety violations

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | May 23, 2014 | Workers' Compensation

On behalf of The Bainbridge Firm, LLC posted in Workers’ Compensation on Thursday, May 22, 2014. A single worker’s safety-related complaint against an Ohio industrial machinery manufacturer has created a ripple-effect that expanded into an investigation...read more >>

Ohio printing company cited by OSHA for safety violations

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Apr 25, 2014 | Workers' Compensation Benefits

Many residents of the state of Ohio must work to get by financially. While it is possible that any of those workers could be injured in the course of performing a task tied to their job,...read more >>

Temp workers more likely to be injured at work

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Dec 24, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

The number of companies and industries using temporary workers is increasing in the United States. More companies are using temp workers to work in warehouses, factories and construction sites. There are currently 2.8 million temp workers...read more >>

Ohio worker dies in tragic workplace accident

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Feb 07, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Tragedy can strike in any workplace environment. However, there are preventable tragedies that sadly still occur in many industries. Recently, OSHA cited an Ohio roofing company after one of its workers died following a heat stroke...read more >>

Ohio foundry fined by OSHA for noise exposure violations

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jan 28, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Hazardous working conditions can be present in many workplace environments. Industrial plants, in particular, need to be monitored to ensure that proper precautions are in place to protect workers from suffering workplace injuries. Recently, an Ohio...read more >>

Ohio painting company loses workplace safety battle with OSHA

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Nov 21, 2012 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Unfortunately, some Ohio companies continue to place profits above their workers’ safety. A recent decision by an administrative law judge has sent a message to a certain Ohio-based painting company that these actions will not be...read more >>